China Has a Fast Train

Via Slashdot.org: "China unveiled their new high speed train that clocks in at an average of 217 mph. During trial runs the train hit 394 km/h."

Exercises
  1. The distance between Scottsdale Community College (SCC) and the center of San Diego, California, is approximately 373 miles. Travelling at its average speed, it would take approximately ______ hour(s) ______ minute(s) to ride the China train from SCC to San Diego.

  2. The maximum speed of the China train was ______ mph. [1 kilometer = 0.621371192 mi]

  3. 217 is a bi-prime number; in other words, 217 has only two prime factors and they are _________________.


Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 29 December 2009

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